I was shocked and very much saddened, today, when I discovered that andy_c has been banned from diyaudio.com.
I know that Variac and the moderators have a sometimes-difficult job to do, that is necessary and is appreciated, overall. And I have gathered that they felt that they had no choice. But this seems like much too great a loss for this community!
And I cannot seem to find out what actually happened, which leaves me feeling very unsatisfied with the sparse explanations that I did manage to find.
This is a _major_ loss and it needs a major explanation. I believe that that much is owed to all of us, in some sense, especially since I am not aware of anything in andy_c's posting history that hinted that he might ever even be a candidate for banning, or even binning; quite the opposite in my opinion.
And now I can't help but fearfully wonder: Who's next?! AndrewT? Janneman? Bob Cordell? (to...